Title: Post-Tensioned Anchorages for Engineered Structures
Author(s): Edward Schechter and Mario Suarez
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 139-160
Keywords: anchorage; anchoring; anchors; bond (concrete to reinforcement); concretes; connections; construction; foundations; grout and grouting; post-tensioning; prestressing; prestressing steel; rock anchors; rock (material); soil (material)
Describes a new prestressing technology used to connect structures to their foundations. Also describes other methods of anchoring structures by post-tensioning. Several of the principal post-tensioning systems presently in use are illustrated. Examples are shown of a few outstanding structures where these systems and methods have been employed.